In a career spanning over 60 years, Jones made more than 300 animated films, winning three Oscars as director and in 1996 an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement. Among the many awards and recognitions, one of those most valued was the honorary life membership from the Directors Guild of America.
During the Golden Age of animation Jones helped bring to life many of the Walt Disney / Warner Bros. Most famous characters-Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig. The list of characters he created himself includes Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Marvin Martian, Pepe le Pew, Michigan J.
He also produced, directed and wrote the screenplays for Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, " a television classic, as well as the feature-length film "The Phantom Tollbooth. In addition, Jones was a prolific artist whose work has been exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide. Jones often recalled a small child who, when told that Jones drew Bugs Bunny, replied: He doesn't draw Bugs Bunny. He draws pictures of Bugs Bunny.His point was that the child thought of the character as being alive and believable, which was, in Jones' belief, the key to true character animation. Chuck Jones (September 21, 1912 - February 22, 2002) was born in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Hollywood, California where he was inspired by the comedic talents and slapstick humor of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. As a child, he occasionally worked as an extra in Mac Sennett comedies. His autobiography, Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist, appeared in 1989, is now in its fifth printing. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "packersportsworld" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.